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-p::
--patch::
- Similar to Interactive mode but the initial command loop is
- bypassed and the 'patch' subcommand is invoked using each of
- the specified filepatterns before exiting.
+ Interactively choose hunks of patch between the index and the
+ work tree and add them to the index. This gives the user a chance
+ to review the difference before adding modified contents to the
+ index.
+
+ This effectively runs ``add --interactive``, but bypasses the
+ initial command menu and directly jumps to `patch` subcommand.
+ See ``Interactive mode'' for details.
-e, \--edit::
Open the diff vs. the index in an editor and let the user